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3 Ways to Develop Fast-Twitch Muscles

So you want to be as strong as the Hulk, as fast as Flash, and as awesome as Superman. The secret to unlocking your superhuman potential may just lie...

5 Items That Can Help You Complete Your First Ultramarathon

Though most runners find the 26.2-mile marathon a thoroughly challenging distance, there is an incredible subset of runners who are driven by the need...

Can You Biohack Your Way to a Better Marathon?

Training for a marathon takes as much mental strength as physical ability, and anyone who has ever attempted the infamous 26.2 miles knows it takes nu...

5 Things Older Runners Need to Remember

As a lifelong runner, you've never gotten over the thrill of feeling your sneakers pound against the pavement. You love the way your lungs swell and d...

Settling the Fitness Controversy of Barefoot Running

When Vibram FiveFingers shoes hit the market over a decade ago, they kicked off a trend with far-reaching consequences – barefoot running – and despite...

How to Organize a Group Run for a Better Finish

The benefits of running in groups are well-documented. Running in a group prevents you from cheating and ending a run a half mile early. It is safer to...

How to Remove the Boredom from Long Distance Runs

The worst thing about running 10 miles or more is not exhaustion or pain or heat. It is boredom. As much as runners crave that sense of accomplishment...

3 Reasons Why Athletes Should Limit Cardio Workouts

It's a cliché scene in nearly every sports movie you have seen since you were a kid. The tough underdog jogs into the night sporting an unimpressive...

Forefoot Running vs. Heel Strike: The Best Option for Fast and Low-Impact Running

Forefoot running vs. heel strike running is a hotly debated topic in the running community. Some contend that a heel strike will slow you down and cau...

3 Ways to Build Soccer Endurance

Soccer games are at least 90 minutes long, often longer. Players looking to participate in the sport must have the endurance to last a full match, which...

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